public speaking

noun

Definition of public speaking

  1. 1 :  the act or process of making speeches in public

  2. 2 :  the art of effective oral communication with an audience

Examples of public speaking in a sentence

  1. He has a fear of public speaking.

  2. She has a gift for public speaking.

  3. a book on public speaking

1762

First Known Use of public speaking

1762


PUBLIC SPEAKING Defined for English Language Learners

public speaking

noun

Definition of public speaking for English Language Learners

  • : the act or skill of speaking to a usually large group of people


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